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June 4, 2013 at 8:49 PM

Mexico takes lead in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

Mexico jumped to the top of the standings in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying with a 1-0 road win in Jamaica on Tuesday. It was the first win in the Hexagonal for El Tri, led by a 48th-minute goal by forward Aldo de Nigris.

It was the only CONCACAF game Tuesday as a full slate of action is set for Friday:

USA at Jamaica, 6:30 p.m.
Honduras at Costa Rica, 7 p.m.
Mexico at Panama, 7 p.m.

Here is a look at the full standings, with the top three qualifying automatically for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and the fourth-place team going into a playoff…

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Country Games W L D GF GA GD Pts.
Mexico 4 1 0 3 3 2 +1 6
Panama 3 1 0 2 5 3 +2 5
Costa Rica 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4
USA 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
Honduras 3 1 1 1 4 5 -1 4
Jamaica 4 0 2 2 1 4 -3 2

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